The United States has promised not to allow the Kremlin to use gas as a geopolitical weapon, a joint statement said

The governments of Ukraine and the United States support efforts to increase capacity to supply gas to Ukraine from diversified sources.Ukraine and the United States continue to oppose Nord Stream-2 / photo by REUTERS

The United States promises to prevent the Kremlin from using natural gas as a geopolitical weapon against Ukraine.

This is stated in a joint statement on the strategic partnership between Ukraine and the United States, published on the website of the President of Ukraine.

Both countries have stated opposition to the influence of Nord Stream-2.

Ukraine and the United States continue to oppose Nord Stream-2, which we see as a threat to European energy security. The United States intends to pursue statutory measures and energy diplomacy, including through the recent appointment of a senior energy security adviser. , in order to preserve the transit role and ensure the security of Ukraine’s supplies during this transitional energy period, as well as to prevent the Kremlin from using energy as a geopolitical weapon, “the statement said.

At the same time, the governments of Ukraine and the United States support efforts to increase capacity to supply gas to Ukraine from diversified sources.

(C)UNIAN 2021

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